Wine Planeta, "La Segreta" Bianco, 2017
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Reviews of purchase Planeta, "La Segreta" Bianco, 2017
Wine clear yellow color with light greenish reflections.
The taste of wine is fresh, balanced, with good structure and a long finish.
The wine has a rich aroma with notes of pineapple, white peach and citrus nuances.
Wine is served as an aperitif, it is recommended to Italian dishes, vegetable and fish dishes.
"The Secret" wine "La Segreta" Bianco, produced winery Planet since 1995, lies in its amazing taste volume with a perfect balance of all components and a very beautiful fragrant bouquet. The grapes for "La Segreta Bianco" is grown in areas Menefee and Sambuca di Sicilia, in the vineyards of Ulmo, Gurr and Dispensa. The height of the vineyards above sea level ranges from 100 to 250 meters. Vines - of different ages: Ulmo was planted in 1985, Gurr - in 1998, Dispensa - in 1996. For the vintage 2012 harvest started on 10 August varieties Fiano, Chardonnay collected August 15-20, Viognier - 25-30 August, and Grekaniko - September 25-30. Grapes are exempt from the ridges and crushed in an oxygen-free nitrogen atmosphere. The juice is clarified by settling overnight at a low temperature, after which it is added specially selected yeast. Fermentation and aging in steel containers tested for 15 days at 15 ° C. The wine is aged in tanks before bottling in the first half of February. Name of wine "La Segreto" also has a secret - so called the variety of trees growing in the woods that surround the vineyards in Ulm.
Planet - a name the family of Italian winemakers, whose three members - Alessio, Francesca and Santi - together with the oenologist Carlo Corino today run this economy. Family Planet has contributed greatly to agriculture in the region of Sicily. As for the wine, although the industry is relatively new for them, nevertheless a very short time they built an empire of the four estates with vineyards and two wineries located along the southern coast of Sicily and connected by a road. Winery Ulmo was the first step of the family of planets. It was built in 1995 near Sambuca di Sicilia, and her work is focused on white wines, mostly on Chardonnay and Fiano. It produces Segreta Bianco, Alastro, Cometa and the famous Chardonnay - a wine that has brought the company worldwide fame. There are also beautiful tasting room, located in the mansion of the XVI century, many vineyards and old olive grove.
Then, in 2001, built a winery Planet Dispensa near the town of Menefee, closer to the coast. Here, their efforts are focused on red wines and the winery is surrounded by the largest of the family-owned vineyards. This winery produced Segreta Rosso, Merlot , Syrah and a great Burdese - Bordeaux blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc. The planet has more vineyards further east: in Noto (Syracuse) with Nero d'Avola and Moscato in the family homestead Dorilli in Acate, where they grow autochthonous red varieties Nero d'Avola and Frappato.
Wines Planet - exclusively and consistently high quality - their rightful place among the best wines of the Italian manufacturers and were marked by many awards specialized wine competitions and tastings.